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Creator:
David Allan, 1744–1796, British, born in Scotland
Title:
Costume Study
Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/2 × 9 1/2 inches (19.1 × 24.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in ink top left to right in pen and ink: "M[...]"; in graphite: "all T[...]n"; in pen and ink: "1500 | Portugall"; "French 1500"; center left to right in pen and ink: "gent. Italian | 1500"; in graphite: "MDCLXIV | Cento [...] ad[...] | Te[...]an"; in pen and ink: "a[...]y none French | 1500"; "Noble Married | Roman Lady 1500"; " Merchants wife | Rome 1500; in graphite: " "Gia 100 | F[...]i"; bottomleft to right in graphite: [...]; in pen and ink: "Noble married | lady Itlay 1500"; in pen and ink: "Matron Parizi 1500"; in graphite: [...]; in pen and ink: "French Nobleman 1500"; in pen and ink: "Spanish gent"; in pen and ink: "All Taken from Titians Dresses Published 1672"; in artist's hand in graphite: "David Allan"

Signed in artist's hand bottom right in graphite: "David Allan"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of William Drummond
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1991.13.2
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
costume | figures (representations)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3124
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